David W. Jordan
 • President / Technical Documentation Consultant
With an educational background in electrical engineering and applied physics, Mr. Dave Jordan brings an engineering process and perspective to technical documentation development. More than twenty years as a technical and engineering writer has given him an understanding and familiarity with the development methods followed by companies in the fields of communications, software development, rapid product deployment, network design, systems integration and R&D. Dave relies upon his technical education, real-world experience, and business savvy to quickly assess a client’s needs and determine the best methods for developing the technical documentation needed to satisfy the customer and the documentation end-users. Dave’s knowledge of the documentation process and client’s engineering environment gives him the ability to consult for organizations that would benefit from establishing and solidifying their own documentation process.

Additional details on Mr. Jordan’s experience and the partnership and consulting services he offers to clients may be found on his professional resumé.

Walter W. Rice



Walter W. Rice 
 • Instructor & Trainer / Senior Technical Writer / Technical Editor

Walter W. Rice is a technical communications consultant and adjunct professor with over 35 years of professional experience. Walt specializes in the development of Government and military documents and the publication of a wide array of technical material, including technical reports, engineering specifications, organizational policies, marketing literature, and white papers. Walt is the author of How To Prepare Defense-Related Scientific and Technical Reports: Guidance for Government, Academia, and Industry. (Wiley-Interscience, 2007). Walt also teaches technical writing in both online and face-to-face formats.

Walt leads MSD’s training and instructional services now offered to clients and technical writers and can structure those services to meet the client’s needs. Organizations interested in enhancing the skills of their technical writing staff or seeking to improve the writing skills of their engineering staff should contact Walt at or submit MSD’s online contact form to request more information.

Additional details on Walt’s experience and capabilities may be found on his website:

Gregory Phillips



Gregory Phillips 
 • Engineering Technical Writer / Technical Trainer

Gregory Phillips is an Electrical & Computer Engineer with over 35 years of professional experience making him the consummate Technical Documentation Professional. He expertly applies his knowledge and exceptional analytical skills to help clients find solutions to challenging documentation requirements through strong collaboration with the client’s engineering team, end-users, and vendors. Greg reinforces his technical documentation experience with backgrounds in Technical Training, Systems Engineering, Test Engineering, and SharePoint development. MSD’s clients will find that Greg is an effective communicator that can interpret complex technical concepts and can effectively lead documentation and training tasks for clients and their customers.

Greg leads MSD’s technical writing and training projects, and directly supports clients located within the Washington DC region. Commercial and governmental organizations seeking to learn more about Greg’s experience as an Engineering Technical Writer and Trainer should contact him at or submit MSD’s online contact form to request more information.